Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have shot and killed a person they are saying pulled a gun as they confronted him in East Los Angeles.

The capturing came about about 5:30 p.m. Monday on 4th Road as deputies approached the person, in accordance with a Sheriff’s Division assertion.

“Upon contact with the suspect, the suspect drew a firearm“ and was shot a number of instances, the division mentioned.

He died on the scene. His identify was not instantly launched. No deputies had been harm.

A handgun was discovered on the scene, authorities mentioned.

Different particulars, together with what number of deputies opened fireplace, weren’t instantly launched.